STEM & Reading Camp

STEM & Reading Camp for Grades 1/2Science Technology Engineering MathematicsGRADES: 1/2 DATES:  August 23rd to 26th DURATION: Monday - Thursday TIME: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon DROP-OFF: 8:50 am PICKUP: 11:50 am   Registration Deadline: July 21st, 2021Description:...

Should Your Child Learn Another Language?

Should Your Child Learn Another Language?

As speech-language pathologists we are often asked questions such as “Don’t children get confused if two languages are spoken around them?”  or “Should I register my child in French Immersion?” In the word today, many children are exposed to or use more than one...

Tips To Replace Screen Time In The Early Years

Tips To Replace Screen Time In The Early Years

Speech Therapists, Screen Time and Toddlers – What We Know   A common question speech-language pathologists ask parents is “How much screen-time/technology does your child have every day?” Five years ago we were not addressing this concern with parents. Times...

Why We Love Play (and you should too!)

Why We Love Play (and you should too!)

Play is how children learn social skills. “Free” or unstructured play in early childhood is a very important way for children to learn about their world. When a child is playing they begin to develop social skills. They learn how to interact with other children and...

A Veterans Communication Journey

A Veterans Communication Journey

With Remembrance Day upon us, the Speech Language Network wanted to take a moment to remember those who fought for our country and for our freedom. It is difficult to find the words to express what our veterans have given each and every one of us. We also wanted to...

Get Social!

Books, pencils, backpacks…. Conversation? It’s back to school time and most students are busy getting into a routine, learning their schedules, starting activities, meeting new people and friends. Sometimes meeting new friends can be intimidating. So... how do you get...

Colour My Conversation

We live in a very peculiar time. LED lit screens have replaced faces. Text / fonts have replaced audible words and we have replaced eye contact for “eyes down” at our technology devices. Many of us born before 1994 have seen this transformation first hand. We’ve also...